The foundation

What is the role of La Lucerne Abbey’s Foundation ?

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In accordance with its status approved by decree of the Home Secretary of the 18th of December of the 1981, the Foundation of the La Lucerne d’Outremer Abbey aims the preservation of the cultural, archeological, liturgical and spiritual heritage of Normandy and especially of the La Lucerne Abbey, the same thing for the Pirou fortified castle when it was given as a donation to the Foundation.
The Foundation has to make the preservation, the management, the restoration and the cultural animation of its heritage.

Presentation of the Foundation

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Our brochure

Established in a Viking site, Pirous’ fortified castle was founded in the 12th century. The old legend of the geese is one of the most popular in the Cotentin ; it pretends to link the origin of the castle to the Scandinavian invasions.

A fortified castle dates from the 12th century...

Situated in the region of Coutances, it is situated in 8km in the southwest of Lessay and in 1,2km of the beach.
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Artisanal goods

Come to discover a set of goods issued from the artisanal work of Normand monasteries and abbeys and somewhere else….

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